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Breast reconstruction is all about the timing for best results

For women who have undergone a partial or full mastectomy, the decision on whether to reconstruct as well as timing is a personal one.

Patients

Understanding risk and the importance of screening

During October, the focus is placed on Breast Cancer Awareness, but this year the significance of regular check-ups is more important than ever. With patients neglecting their regular screenings, many

Innovation

Adolescent STIs – “We need to think out the box” (Part 2)

In examining the growing trend of adolescent STI infections, Dr Anusha Naidoo, Gynaecological Oncologist at Mediclinic Sandton looks at how we can address these issues within our practices, hospitals and homes.

News

Safety before surgery, but the date is coming!

Mrs Denise Rademeyer, 68, will be undergoing her long awaited total knee replacement surgery in early June after a short delay caused by COVID-19. A surprise positive result for COVID-19

News

They saved my life… again

Mrs Bodill is a familiar and friendly face at Mediclinic Milnerton. At 78 years old, it may not be surprising that she has been admitted on a few previous occasions.

Business

When birthdays happen in isolation – a birthday wish followed by discharge!

Mediclinic Constantiaberg has recently bid a fond farewell to a patient in their isolation unit. Mr Haywood, 74, was a patient for a short while after having travelled to visit his daughter and her family in the UK, contracting the coronavirus during his short trip.

Business

Celebrating a COVID-19 recovery

Recently, Mediclinic Victoria saw their first COVID-19 recovery and patient discharged from the hospital, fully recovered from the virus.

Business

First set of quadruplets born at Mediclinic Midstream

A couple hoping for four children one day had their dreams come true – all on one day!

Innovation

Cayden Pillay: the newborn who beat the odds

Foetoscopic surgery for spina bifida is not a cure. But that prenatal repair greatly reduces the need to divert spinal fluid from the brain and can improve mobility and the possibility that a child will be able to walk independently.

Innovation

Neonate undergoes peri-umbilical surgery to repair bowel

It is well accepted that minimal invasive surgery is considered to be superior to open surgery, especially when it comes to decreased post-operative pain, quicker post-operative recovery, shorter hospital stay

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